Don't Miss the "Summer Songs" Student Jazz Concert!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Commons Field Behind the Commons Dining Hall
Description: Come enjoy a FREE jazz concert by Rensselaer student performers! Bring a blanket, lawn chair and snacks, and get ready to relax by the Commons waterfall.
Contact: Rensselaer Union 518-276-6505


Nuclear Engineering Expert Honored by Health Physics Society

Nuclear engineering expert George Xu, the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award of the Health Physics Society. The award, which is designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the science and technology of radiation safety, will be given during the 2018 Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, July 15-19 at the Huntington Cleveland Convention Center.

Task Force Exploring Greek Life at Rensselaer

President Shirley Ann Jackson has appointed a task force to study and assess fraternity and sorority life at the university. The Greek Life Task Force will work with the community to identify what is necessary to enact a long-term, sustainable, and comprehensive culture change to preserve the positive aspects of the Rensselaer Greek system.

Nominations Being Sought for RAA Volunteer Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Rensselaer Alumni Association (RAA) Awards Program, which recognizes outstanding alumni contributions in every area of volunteer work. Awards are presented at a ceremony each year at Reunion & Homecoming, which will take place this year September 27-30. Nominations for this year's awards are due by July 9, 2018.

RAA Teaching Award Nominations Being Accepted through July 9

From now through Monday, July 9, 2018, nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Rensselaer Alumni Association (RAA) Teaching Award. The award -- which recognizes current members of the Rensselaer faculty for their outstanding teaching techniques, contributions to the campus experience, and commitment to students -- is given annually and is presented at a ceremony each year at Reunion & Homecoming.

TIAA Offering Confidential Counseling Sessions July 11

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: HR, Gurley Bldg, 2nd Floor
Description: A TIAA Financial Consultant will be on campus for one-on-one consultations on a broad range of retirement topics. Attend this upcoming event to help you become better informed and more confident about Rensselaer's retirement plan benefits!
Contact: Human Resources 518-276-6302


Architecture Alum to Speak at NYC Event

Rensselaer Architecture alum Kathryn Prigmore '78 will be one of the speakers at the African American Architects 50 Years After Whitney M. Young's AIA Address, to be held Friday, June 22 in New York City. Ms. Prigmore will be speaking on "Black Women in Architecture: A History of Activism."

Rensselaer Pub to Host "Picnic at The Pub" Independence Day Celebration

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Pub
Cost: Free
Description: The Clubhouse Pub is happy to announce its Picnic at The Pub event, which it's co-sponsoring with the Office of the Graduate Experience to celebrate Independence Day! Space is limited, so please sign up either in The Pub during business hours or send e-mail mcellm@rpi.edu to make your reservation. Note that you must be 21 or older to attend this picnic.
Contact: Rensselaer Union 518-276-6505



Success of Blood Test for Autism Affirmed

One year after researchers published their work on a physiological test for autism, a follow-up study confirms its exceptional success in assessing whether a child is on the autism spectrum. Results of the study, which uses an algorithm to predict if a child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) based on metabolites in a blood sample, appear in the June edition of Bioengineering & Translational Medicine.

Don't Forget Moe's Mondays!

Monday, July 9, 2018 (all day)
Where: Moe's Southwest corner of 15th and College
Description: Every Moe's Monday, you can get a burrito, drink, chips and salsa...all for $6.99 plus tax. What a great way to start the week!
Contact: Sodexo Campus Dining Services 518-276-6277